1/48 Tamiya Vought F4U-1 Bird Cage Corsair

Gallery Article by Piotr "Ostach" Ostaszewski on May 25 2009

  Memorial Day 2009 

 

Welcome to my first gallery on ARC!  This is my latest model F4U-1 from the beautiful Tamiya kit.  The kit was pretty straightforward, all parts went together smoothly.  The model is out of the box except for seatbelts made from masking tape.

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The plane was flown by Lt. Halford from USS Essex.  Paintjob was done using Pactra acrylics.  Some weathering thanks to Van Gogh oil paints.

I enjoyed building the kit and I hope you enjoy the pics.  

Regards,

Piotr "Ostach" Ostaszewski

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Photos and text by Piotr "Ostach" Ostaszewski